Throw together the salad, grab the cheese, and pack the wine because here are our fave picnic spots in Hong Kong.
If you’re an outdoorsy person, then you probably enjoy camping trips to Tap Mun, hiking in Hong Kong or exploring these parks in the city. And if you’re wanting to spend time with friends and catch some vitamin D on the weekend, it’s always fun to go on a picnic! So we’ve sorted the best picnic spots in Hong Kong for all the enthusiastic picnic goers. Pack your basket and get going.
Best picnic spots in Hong Kong
1. Lok Fu Service Reservoir Rest Garden
Connected to Lok Fu Park, Lok Fu Service Reservoir Rest Garden has one of the biggest and most beautiful picnic lawns. It’s perfect for kids to spend their afternoon running around and getting dirty. Most importantly, it’s not too crowded! Definitely one of the top picnic spots in Hong Kong.
Lok Fu Service Reservoir Rest Garden, Fu On Street, Lok Fu, Hong Kong, 樂富富安街樂富配水庫休憩花
2. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park
Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park is definitely one of the most convenient picnic spots in Hong Kong. It’s just a ten to fifteen walk from Sheung Wan MTR station and you will see a lot of joggers taking a sunbath as well. Enjoy the proximity to the water or see if you can find shapes in the clouds.
This park also made it to our list of best hacks for living in Hong Kong.
Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, 16 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 西營盤東邊街北十六號中山紀念公園
3. Tamar Park
If you’re looking for picnic spots in Hong Kong that are centered in the heart of the city, then Tamar Park is probably your choice. It’s easy to access and it’s also our favourite parks to hang during nighttime as you can take in the view of the harbour, plus you can take your dogs along.
Find out why whippets Wagyu and Walnut love Tamar Park.
Tamar Park, Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 金鐘夏慤道添馬公園
4. Jordan Valley Park
Jordan Valley Park is one of the most popular picnic spots in Hong Kong for families and big groups of friends. The neat and spacious central lawn makes you feel connected to everyone around you. And the park also features a large radio-controlled model car racing circuit, a bougainvillea garden and more.
Jordan Valley Park, 71 New Clear Water Bay Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, 觀塘新清水灣道71號佐敦谷
5. Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park
Located at the flat roof of the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Building, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park offers a lovely central lawn, a water garden, a view platform and more. It’s a great place to get your picnic on, just bring along some wine and cheese.
Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park, Kai Tak, 33 Shing Fung Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, 九龍灣承豐道33號啟德啟德郵輪碼頭
6. West Kowloon Art Park
Nestled right under the eye of the ICC, West Kowloon Art Park is a spacious greenland that’s perfect for you to lay out your picnic mats, and bring your pet(s) along (if you have any) for a fun day under the sun. There are pet-friendly cafes by the harbourside to please your palate and your pet’s. You can also rent bikes to cycle around the park.
West Kowloon Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2200 0217
7. Tai Po Waterfront Park
Enriched by flora all around, and the sea at the far end, this park is perfect for leisure, plus it’s educational. There’s an exhibition hall that informs visitors about the behaviours of different insects, and you can get up close with some of them at the park itself (just butterflies, don’t worry). For avid kite-flyers, there’s a windy zone for you to cut through the sky.
Tai Po Waterfront Park, Dai Fat Street, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, p. 2667 5489
8. Inspiration Lake
A part of Hong Kong Disneyland, you can expect magical vibes at Inspiration Lake. Escape to a world apart with the background of mountains, surrounded by lush greenery, facing an artificial lake that beautifully reflects the evening sunset. In addition to your picnic nibbles, other activities here include boat paddling and bike rentals, so this spot is perfect for families, friends, and couples!
9. Tap Mun
Want to truly unplug from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong? Then a picnic on top of grass island (with the occasional visit from cows) is the best way to unwind. Only reachable by ferry from Wong Shek Pier in Sai Kung, Tap Mun has a historic Tin Hau temple and an easy hike around the island. If you’re thinking of camping here overnight, check out our handy guide!
10. Kwun Tong promenade
Given its location, the Kwun Tong promenade is usually more quiet compared to others in Hong Kong and it’s a pet-friendly zone. Like an urban oasis, you get the sun and sea during the day and later at night, the whole place lights up and the night-time view of the harbour never gets old. There are plenty of art installations to peruse and you’re bound to catch a couple taking their pre-wedding photos here!